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    Reckon de Kock is a bit of a Kock irl. Looks like the stereotypical annoying, big-talk keeper.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrPrez View Post
    Wtf is with phangiso's stats. Part timer?

    About 40 wickets in about 85 matches or something at an average of 24ish and a rpo of over 6.5.

    And just to make his selection all the more laughable, his shirt number is 69.
    Think you're looking at his T20 stats.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrPrez View Post
    Guys like Kleinveldt and Lopsy are both wobbly too.
    Yep.

    ABCDeV, Faf & Duminy all have those stocky frames that have the potential to pie out in later life too.
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    From this series, we definitely need an attacking opener to take the game to the opposition new-ball bowlers. Ryder or McCullum. I would lean towards Ryder, because McCullum might think that he needs to build an innings, being the captain and all.

    Anyway, sick of seeing us 40/2 after 14 overs. Rather us be 70/2 with the attacking opener(s) doing their job, even if they get out doing it.
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    Elgar's stocky as well. Morkel's a stick insect though and Steyn is slight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Days of Grace View Post
    Anyway, sick of seeing us 40/2 after 14 overs. Rather us be 70/2 with the attacking opener(s) doing their job, even if they get out doing it.
    In all fairness I don't think anyone would argue scoring more runs for the loss of the same number of wickets is ever a bad thing.

    Ugh. Leading edge on the drive as I type from Watling.

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    McCullum goes.


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    Right, another match where we stutter, fart, and **** our way to 210/9, which the opposition knock off in 40 overs. **** this **** and **** McCullum. **** shot. **** strategy. 60 runs on the board after 20 overs in this day and age. **** me. You'd need to score at 6 an over to get 240 from there, which is just about adequate. I don't understand the thinking behind this. Surely they can't think the middle order can whack 90 off the last 10 every single game?

    EDIT: would have been the same thing in game 2 had Williamson not played a blinder with support from Elliott.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post
    Think you're looking at his T20 stats.
    It' was labelled list A but it's SA tv so fair chance it's wrong.

    Looks a decent LO bowler though.

    Munro still around. Surprising the umpire can get it that wrong.

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    Munro needs to stick around for the LOLs. I wanna see how village he really is.

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    It's a myth that batsmen always know wether they've hit it or not.

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    100 dot balls and 7 fours in 24 overs. Says it all.

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    Just tuned in, will be the first time watching Munro. Hope he lives up to the CW description of him.

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    Open net for the fringe selections, babeh. Someone told these guys Zinzan's stat about winning the next seven and still being ranked seventh.
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    Poor Shunt. Has he done enough.



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